Fancy a Summer Festival in Cyprus?
28th June 2019
There are festivals for all sorts in Cyprus this July; from the celebration of watermelons and potatoes to music and dancing. We have a rundown to wet your appetite for a festival-tastic holiday on this lovely island and most of them are an easy drive from our family-friendly villas.…
* 13th PANCYPRIAN CULTURAL WATERMELON FESTIVAL *
In the village of Frenaros on Friday 12th July (about a 20-30 min drive from our villas)
Local products and Music Show.
* INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA *
An annual international theatre festival that hosts professional productions of ancient Greek drama from different cultures around the world. Organisers: Cyprus Centre of International Theatre Institute.
Venues: Kourion Ancient Theatre, Makarios III Amphitheatre in Lefkosia, Paphos Ancient Odeon.
For further information: www.greekdramafest.com
* LARNACA ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL *
The Municipality of Larnaka organizes a festival during July full of music, dance and theatrical performances by national and international artists. The main venues of the festival are the Larnaka Fort and the Pattichion Municipal Theatre.
For further information: www.larnaka.com
* TRADITIONAL FESTIVAL OF SOTIRA *
The Culture Committee of the Municipality of Sotira, is organising this year the 7th Traditional Festival of the Municipality of Sotira. An event dedicated to tradition through various artistic events, dancing, singing, food and exhibition of Cypriot professions.
A festival that attracts thousands of visitors every summer.
For further information: https://www.sotira.org.cy
* SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL *
The Summer Festival is an institution funded by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture and is organised by Nea Kinisi – Cyprus New Movement of Dance Companies, Dancers and Choreographers.
For further information: www.neakinisi.com
* PANCYPRIAN POTATO FESTIVAL *
An open invitation to all to try alternative and traditional Cypriot recipes based on potatoes! Visitors will have the chance to taste the produce of the Kokkinochoria villages (fertile ‘red soil villages’) and enjoy a traditional artistic program. The festival will take place on 22nd July in the courtyard of the 1st Primary School of Avgorou (30 mins from our villas) with free entrance!
For further information please contact T.: +357 99577757, +357 99349856 or +357 99236935.
* THE GREAT BALLET COMPANIES *
The Ballet Festival is ranked amongst the most important events in Cyprus attracting great numbers of both local and foreign visitors.
For further information visit: www.limassolmunicipal.com.cy
* THE AFROBANANA FESTIVAL *
The major music and arts festival provides a platform for local artists to perform and also features daytime activities for families, workshops, stalls of food and drink, camping facilities and other activities; amidst the natural beauty of KITI Forest near Paphos. As one of the biggest summer music festivals on the island, it has also been recognised as one of Europe’s finest festivals and awarded the prestigious EFFE Label (2017-2018). Admission: Different ticket prices depending on amount of days attending.
For further information visit: https://2019.afrobananarepublic.com/ or https://www.electronic-festivals.com/event/afrobanana
* FENGAROS FESTIVAL – FENGAROS MUSIC VILLAGE *
9th edition of Fengaros Festival – “returning to the familiar setting of the beloved village of Kato Drys (75 mins drive from our villas), with three stages and more than forty acts, it promises to be another unforgettable music experience. This year’s festival finds us exploring local talent and showcasing an array of new bands and songwriters, plus presenting the most exciting and fresh music from the mediterranean and beyond.”
For further information: T.: +357 22101163 or www.fengaros.com